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Jameela's Butter Chicken

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1 chicken disjointed or 1kg fillet cut in cubes or strips
1 tbls ginger garlic paste
1/2 cup yoghurt
Handful fried onions
1 sachet tomato paste
1 tsp salt
1 tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp crushed red chillies
1 tsp tandoori spice
2 tsp crushed dhana
1 tsp crushed jeero
100g butter
1 cup fresh cream
Marinate chicken with all the ingredients besides the fresh cream.
Heat the butter and add marinated chicken.
Cook on medium heat for 35 minutes.
Add the fresh cream and cook for further five minutes.
Serve with roti or rogni naan.
NAAN Roti ย ๐Ÿ’œ
2 cups flour
1/2 tsp salt
1 tblsp sugar
2 tsp yeast
2 tbls oil
1/2 cup milk
1/2 cup water
(Mix together and warm in microwave for 40 seconds )
Sift the dry ingredients together .
Add the oil and mix
Make a soft dough with the milk and water mixture.
Knead dough well , use oiled hands.
Leave to rise till double .
Using oiled fingers make about 6 balls.
Roll out and toast on a tava or pan basting with ghee.
Recipe credit THE SPICE TAILOR by Shenny B
Prepared, tried and tested by:ย Jameela Sayed

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